Live or Memorex – A Dark Side Struck Counterfeit 1797 Large...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing on the theme of deceptive struck counterfeits, this is likely my most ambitious research article...

United States 1904-O Morgan Silver Dollar

Description In mid-to-late 1904, an article appeared in newspapers across the country with the blaring headline: “Passing of the Good Old American Silver Dollar.” Under...

The Changing Iconography of Byzantine Gold Coins

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Byzantine Empire, which lasted more than a thousand years, had one of the most monetized...

The Mystery of the Double-Headed Coins of Ancient Istros

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Istros, also known as Histria, was an ancient Greek colony located on the western Dobrudja coast of the Black...

The Coin Analyst: US Mint Roundtable on 2021 Morgan and Peace...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   In recognition of the high level of interest among collectors in the forthcoming 2021 Morgan and Peace silver...

CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics

 CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

As Red Book Celebrates 75 Years, a Look at How Today’s...

By Jeff Garrett, special for CoinWeek ......   The Guide Book of United States Coins (the Red Book) is one of the most iconic brands in...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – Regency Auction 45

Are you ready? Regency Auction 45 is now done being cataloged, and we have posted our watchlist. This is one of our most diverse sales...

Condition Census Pitt Farthing Discovered in UK

A Newman Numismatic Portal user from the United Kingdom recently reported the discovery of a high-grade Pitt farthing, which researcher Chris McDowell ranks as...

Ancient Coins Depict First Fruits for Shavout

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   This year the Jewish Holiday of Shavout, also called Weeks or Pentecost, begins the evening of Sunday, May 16. In...

Ancient Roman Coinage From Republic to Empire

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   The coinage of the ancient Romans underwent considerable changes as the government transitioned from a republic to an empire....

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

The Coin Analyst: Celebrating 10 Years – Taking Stock and Looking...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   After a decade and about 300 of these columns, it is time to take stock of what I...

Ancient Roman Coins: The Coins of Crassus

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   What does it take for an ancient historian to claim that you died by having molten gold poured down...

1961 Franklin DDR: Bidding Ends on Sunday for an Important Modern...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, April 25, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for an elusive and important Franklin half dollar in Proof. Graded PF67UCAM by NGC,...

Michael T. Shutterly: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   I enjoy coins for their artistry and for the history behind them. Because there are so many coins...

Privy Marks Take the Place of Coveted O and CC Mintmarks...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   At noon on May 24, 2021, the United States Mint will release two .999 fine uncirculated silver dollar coins,...

Five Brief Takes: Carson City Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   This is the third installment of a new feature (the first two can be found here and...

United States 1940 Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

Christianity and Christian Symbols Appear on Ancient Coins

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   The cross has been the most recognizable symbol of Christianity for more than 1,600 years. But this was not...

A “Long-Lost” Lord St. Oswald 1794 Half Cent Reappears

By Ron Guth .....   In 1795, an Englishman named William Strickland returned to his home following a sightseeing trip to America that began in 1794....

The One That Got Away: The Trials and Tribulations of Building...

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Virtually every collector has experienced “the one that got away”. This usually involves a coin from your Wish List...

Understanding Lincoln Wheat Cents: Issues Worth $1 or Less

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Lincoln Wheat cents turn up in pocket change, the effects of loved ones, and in rolls of cents tucked...

NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions...

The NGC-certified NC Collection boasts hundreds of rarities carefully collected by one of China’s most famous families   Coins from the NC Collection — an outstanding...

An Update on the (Counterfeit) Elephant in the Room

Counterfeit Coins by Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   It's been a while since my last article on the subject of deceptive counterfeits...

Coinage Legislation Works Its Way Through Congress in 2021

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Four different commemorative coin bills have been introduced to Congress since the beginning of 2021, which, if signed into...

The Coinage of Ancient Mauretania

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   ANCIENT MAURETANIA WAS a region of coastal North Africa stretching from modern-day Algeria to Morocco. It should...

Louis Golino: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The 10 coins I would love to own include four modern and four classic American coins and two...

CoinWeek Podcast #155: Ultra-Modern Coins Take Over

 CoinWeek Podcast #155: Ultra-Modern Coins Take Over Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Elusive Gem 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower Dollar to Sell at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, March 28, 2021, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower dollar certified MS-65 by PCGS. The coin...